Air Force officer who vanished in 1983 is found in California

12 Juin, 2018, 04:57 | Auteur: Anatole Charbonneau
  • Air Force officer who vanished in 1983 is found in California

Before this week's apprehension, Hughes was last seen withdrawing more than $28,000 in Albuquerque from various bank locations in the summer of 1983 after returning from a two-week vacation in Europe.

In a news release, the Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI) said the Department of State was investigating a man named "Barry O'Beirne" in connection to a passport fraud inquiry.

Hughes, now 66, was taken into custody reportedly told investigators that he was "depressed" in the service and created a fake identity to start a new life. The Air Force declared Hughes a deserter in December 1998.

Desertion carries maximum penalties of dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and confinement of five years.

Hughes, a captain at Kirtland Air Force Base, was 33 when he vanished. He had top secret clearance.

At the time of his disappearance, the 31-year-old office had top secret security clearance, working on "classified planning and analysis of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation command, control and communications surveillance systems", U.S. military journal Stars and Stripes reports.

He had just returned from a temporary assignment in The Netherlands, where he worked with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation officers on the Airborne Warning and Control electronic surveillance aircraft.

Facebook Hate Group Takes Credit For Cyberbullying Kelly Marie Tran off Instagram
The movie has made $312 million worldwide to date, and there are reports that it might ultimately lose money for Disney. Black Panther has so far made more than $1.3bn and is the third-biggest film of all time at the USA box office.

SA scientist makes history with fossil discovery named after Tutu
It remains to be seen what else scientists are going to discover about early land life, following this reveal. Taking this into account, it's highly possible that they originated anywhere in the world.

Trump backs out of G-7 communique, criticises Canadian PM Trudeau
Nevertheless, Saturday's events only reinforced the chancellor's commitment to forging a stronger, more unified European Union. The G7 is made up of Canada , France, the United States , the United Kingdom , Germany , Japan and Italy.

However, Linda Card, a spokeswoman for the air force office of special investigations, told the Albuquerque Journal that investigators now see "no indication that he had any classified information or that he gave any classified information".

"Until we have the whole story, we don't have the story", she told the newspaper.

In the years after Hughes went missing, a slew of NASA catastrophes, such as the space shuttle Challenger disaster of 1986, as well as the explosion of the Ariane rocket in French Guinea, caused national security commentators to speculate whether the disasters were related and possibly the result of Soviet sabotage.

What were some of theories of why he disappeared? "We do not feel he disappeared voluntarily", his sister, Christine Hughes, said. Also, a raid of his home in 1900 block of Chandelle Loop in Albuquerque revealed to-do lists and books he planned to read upon his return.

His family did not appear to know about his disappearance with the Albuquerque Journal reporting that his sisters said at the time that they thought he might have been abducted. "Among his responsibilities was the training of range officers in charge of destroying rockets malfunctioning after launch".

"He is worth his weight in gold to the Russians in terms of future 'Star Wars, ' if we have them", the LA Times quoted an intelligence officer as saying. This media house does not correct any spelling or grammatical error within press releases and commentaries.

Conseillé:



Populaire

Mom warns parents of tick dangers after daughter left paralyzed
Griffin said her daughter woke up unable to walk or speak. "PLEASE for the love of god check your kids for ticks", she posted. The foundation reports that tick paralysis in humans is rare and typically occurs in children 10 years old or younger.

Cuba says 'undefined sounds' at home left USA embassy official feeling ill
US experts have yet to determine who or what is behind the mysterious illnesses. The officials weren't authorised to comment publicly and requested anonymity.

Square Enix annonce Captain Spirit un spin off de Life is Strange
Cerise sur le gâteau: cet épisode inédit sera entièrement gratuit et paraîtra sur PC, PS4 et XOne dès le 26 juin prochain. Aujourd'hui, il va vivre quelque chose de réellement extraordinaire.

Robbie Williams set for World Cup opening ceremony
But Brazil stumbled in the semi-final back then, losing by a whopping 7-1 to eventual champions Germany . Once they touched down, a track suited Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov was among the first to greet Salah.

Twitter CEO apologizes for eating at Chick-fil-A
Since then, though, the company has steered clear of such debates and has not commented on LGBT-related legislation. Dorsey directly responded to O'Brien's tweet, noting how he had "completely forgot about their background ".

Former PM Mulroney predicts Trump rage at Justin Trudeau a passing storm
It makes little sense that these preexisting charges on USA exports would contribute to the president's sudden reversal. Some 75 per cent of Canadian exports go to the USA , making Canada uniquely vulnerable to a United States trade war.

DC, GEOFF JOHNS Plotting to Finally Reveal Mystery of THE JOKER's Identity
Geoff Johns himself is already quite busy as he's working as a writer and producer on the Wonder Woman sequel. In a statement, Geoff Johns says that he wants to spend his days on the set as opposed to boardrooms.

Bertrand Cantat annule les dernières dates de sa tournée
Selon le site France Info , Bertrand Cantat "n'ira pas au bout de la tournée" promotionnelle de son dernier album, Amor Fati . Les premiers concerts de la tournée ont déchaîné les passions, avec manifestations devant les salles et prises à partie.

Le rappeur Médine accuse l'extrême droite de " limiter notre liberté d'expression "
Medine peut-il chanter au Bataclan? "Le sénateur LR de Vendée, Bruno Retailleau, dénonce une " provocation inadmissible ".

Supreme Court Upholds Ohio's Purge of Voting Rolls
If they do confirm they're eligible to vote, or if they show up to vote over the next four years, voters remain registered. If voters don't respond and don't vote in the next two general elections, they could be removed from the voter rolls.